Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of AFQ056 in Fragile X Patients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00718341
First received: July 17, 2008
Last updated: May 5, 2010
Last verified: May 2010
  Purpose

This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of multiple doses of AFQ056 in patients with Fragile X Syndrome. The dose range will be 50 to 150 mg b.i.d. The primary read-out of efficacy is reduction in Aberrant-Behavior Checklist score.


Condition Intervention Phase
Fragile X Syndrome
Drug: AF056
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-centre, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Two-period, Crossover Proof-of-concept Study in Male Patients With Fragile X Syndrome to Assess the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Multiple Oral Doses of AFQ056

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Aberrant-Behavior Checklist- Community Edition

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 28 days treatment with AFQ056 on behavior (communication, socialization, daily living, repetitive behaviors, anxiety/avoidance, clinical global improvement)
  • 28 days treatment with AFQ056 on cognition (receptive language, attention, vigilance…)

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1 Drug: AF056
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male, non-smoking patients between 18 and 35 years of age (both inclusive).
  • Patients with fmr1 full mutation (> 200 CGG repeats)
  • Patients with a Clinical Global Impression Severity Score (CGI-S) of > 4 (moderately ill)
  • Patients with a score of >20 in the ABC-C scale (at screening)
  • Patients with a mental age of ≥ 48 months as measured by the Stanford-Binet test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with DSM-IV diagnosis of schizophrenia, history and/or presence of psychosis, confusional states and/or repeated hallucinations.
  • Patients with a history of seizures in the past 5 years without any therapeutic treatment controlling the disorders.
  • Patients under stable anti-convulsant therapies that experienced seizures in the 2 years prior to randomization
  • Patients with ECG abnormalities, autonomic dysfunctions, bronchospastic diseases, drug or atopic allergy
  • Any surgical or medical condition which might significantly alter the absorption, distribution, metabolism or excretion of drugs
  • Patients using (or have used within four weeks before randomization) concomitant medications that are potent inhibitors of CYP3A4 (e.g., ketoconazole, ritonavir, etc.)

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Locations
France
Novartis Investigator Site
Bron cedex, France, 69677
Italy
Novartis Investigator Site
Rome, Italy, 00168
Switzerland
Novartis Investigator Site
Lausanne, Switzerland, 1011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Novartis Novartis investigator site
  More Information

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Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00718341     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAFQ056A2204
Study First Received: July 17, 2008
Last Updated: May 5, 2010
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Fragile X Syndrome, adults, efficacy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fragile X Syndrome
Mental Retardation, X-Linked
Mental Retardation
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Chromosome Disorders
Congenital Abnormalities
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System

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